Quintic Function - Wikipedia - Galois group ![rw-book-cover](https://readwise-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/static/images/article3.5c705a01b476.png) ## Metadata - Author: [[Galois group]] - Full Title: Quintic Function - Wikipedia - Category: #articles - URL: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quintic_function ## Highlights - In algebra, a quintic function is a function of the form {\displaystyle g(x)=ax^{5}+bx^{4}+cx^{3}+dx^{2}+ex+f,\,} where a, b, c, d, e and f are members of a field, typically the rational numbers, the real numbers or the complex numbers, and a is nonzero. In other words, a quintic function is defined by a polynomial of degree five